Agnes Lam’s experience as a flight attendant has made her aware of the large income gap in many societies, spurring her to help others.
Economist lament ugly metrics: market down more than 25 per cent, tourist arrivals down 30 per cent and hotel prices slashed in half.
Scale of the action was revealed as organisers of the university and secondary school strikes detailed their plans separately.
The Singapore education ministry’s guidance to universities to postpone trips to Hong Kong comes on the back of a government advisory for Singaporeans to defer all non-essential travel to the protest-hit city.
Several of Hong Kong’s biggest banks said they have enough cash on hand to handle any contingencies and are keeping a close eye on their ATM networks.
Violent clashes brought the city’s air traffic to a halt on Tuesday, prompting injunction against demonstrations. Riot police and private security guards were stationed at the site.
Protesters fight police in scenes of unprecedented violence at Hong Kong airport, as officials secured an injunction to remove those occupying the terminal building.
Demonstrators descend on departures area on Tuesday afternoon as airport tries to recover from crippling impact of Monday’s mass sit-in. Angry confrontations ensue between travellers and protesters blocking their path.
Demonstrators don eye patches at Lantau Island hub, one of the world’s busiest international airports, in anger that a girl allegedly shot with a police beanbag round could lose an eye.
City leader tells young people, ‘We hope that we can fight together to build a better Hong Kong’ – but another official says protesters trying to provoke Beijing.
Various crowd control weapons are being used on protesters. Some are known, some less so. Here’s your guide to their effects.
Enormous demand in other alternatives such as day-care services and private care homes mean few options are available unless families can provide adequate financial and physical support.
Survey by group of doctors finds almost all respondents report respiratory symptoms such as shortness of breath, persistent cough and coughing up blood.
Gary Fan of NeoDemocrats says government is fuelling clashes among residents by branding protests a separatist movement so as to justify police crackdown.
Joanna Hu began as a dish washer for store owner Gigi Tsang, but her employer’s encouragement means she’s now the first Home Brew Coffee Master with a hearing impairment, and helps run part of the business.
Care4ALL programme will run until February and will focus on those with depression, anxiety, acute stress and PTSD, with more than 50 Hong Kong practitioners volunteering to take part.
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Shops and market stalls look set to close early ahead of march against mob attack that hit subway station last week. Fearing more clashes, some local residents are leaving the city for the weekend.
Third E-Sports and Music Festival and 21st Ani-Com Hong Kong open with organisers playing down protest concerns – 80,000 visitors expected.
Calvin So was left severely injured with skin on his back torn, his hands and shoulders wounded and swollen.
Boosted by the popularity of RuPaul’s Drag Race, the performances are increasingly normalised the world over. Bryan Chan thinks Hong Kong is starting to catch up.
Disused house on Cumberland Road is set to become a Chinese studies centre but fans want to restore it and turn it into a museum devoted to the star, who died in 1973.
Study aims to estimate speed of influenza spread and to predict epidemic’s size both before and during the outbreak after classes for young children have been abruptly cancelled for two consecutive years following winter flu surge.
Two in critical condition in hospital, with four seriously injured, following Sha Tin clashes, leading to arrest of dozens, while lawmakers criticise police tactics.
CLP Power receives more than 3,400 applications for the scheme – but some complain of confusing installation guidelines and safety risks.
Success rate lowest since 2012 with only 74 per cent students finding place at their first choice of school. Students must report to allocated secondary schools on Thursday and Friday.
Electricity will be sold to CLP Power Hong Kong to encourage use of clean energy as part of government’s feed-in tariff scheme.
Kyle Yip Wang-kui could not secure a seat in university after public exam because of poor marks, but succeeded in life with the help of vocational education
Families fear harsher immigration policies with perceived growing mainland influence, while some feel one with residents fighting for the same cause.
The god was a historical figure, a third-century general named Guan Yu, and shrines to him are common sight in shops, restaurants, police stations and gangsters’ hideouts.
Former chief executive Tung Chee-hwa had said the subject was a failure and one of the reasons behind youth problems in the city.
Instead of a relaxed public holiday, July 1 unfolded in a series of escalating clashes, outbursts and destruction.
Two-thirds of booths close early on last day of Greater Bay Festival celebrating handover anniversary as protest march which started nearby deters visitors.
Fresh wave of erotica stores focusing on attracting new type of shopper, while distancing themselves from seedy image of sex industry.
The 22-year-old was released after month in prison and called on Chief Executive Carrie Lam to step down.
Hundreds of demonstrators dressed in black descend on Kowloon Tong and Central stations, as commuters voice their support and say they will join march planned for Sunday.
Three of the men were injured and one was accompanying a friend; all had told staff they attended Wednesday’s protest. All four were arrested on suspicion of rioting but none have yet been charged.
Territory-wide System Assessment aimed at children in Primary Three, Primary Six and Secondary Three age groups, with some schools making all pupils take tests and others opting for a target of just 10 per cent of class.
Hong Kong’s main race, the Stanley International Dragon Boat Championships, sees big rise in number of mixed-gender teams taking part.
Government-owned abattoir in Sheung Shui opened its doors again on Thursday, having been closed for five days.